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VIDEO: Alabama Little Layer Cake

VIDEO: Alabama Little Layer Cake

Sometimes in baking you need a challenge and the Alabama Little Layer Cake is the ultimate American baking challenge. This is a cake native to sout...
VIDEO: Gingerbread Icebox Cake

VIDEO: Gingerbread Icebox Cake

American icebox cakes, or refrigerator cakes for our UK bakers, are so much fun to make and will wow your guests. This Gingerbread Icebox Cake from...
Video: Chocolate Mayonnaise Bundt Cake

Video: Chocolate Mayonnaise Bundt Cake

It mayo or mayo-not sound tempting to you, but trust us, a spoonful of mayonnaise in your cakes is your secret baking weapon. Thank us later when y...
Video: Red Velvet Pancakes

Video: Red Velvet Pancakes

What could possibly improve upon a fluffy stack of griddled American pancakes smothered in syrup? Why, a fluffy stack of RED VELVET American pancak...
Mile High Chocolate Salted Caramel Cake

Mile High Chocolate Salted Caramel Cake

Buckle your seatbelts… because the mother of all chocolate cakes has landed! Send your taste buds soaring with our new Mile High Chocolate Salted C...
Video: Tomato Soup Cupcakes

Video: Tomato Soup Cupcakes

Whether you say tomay-to or tomah-to, these cupcakes are incredible. Don’t let the name fool you; these sweet treats are far from savoury. Tomatoes...
Tips for making homemade ice cream

Tips for making homemade ice cream

Get the scoop on making smooth, meltingly delicious ice cream in your own kitchen with help from The Hummingbird Bakery. If you’ve baked from our b...
How to Make the Perfect American Pancakes

How to Make the Perfect American Pancakes

American pancakes are a joy, if not a right, when it comes to a lazy breakfast, brunch or afternoon treat. There’s something about pancakes that ju...
White Chocolate and Cranberry Cupcakes

White Chocolate and Cranberry Cupcakes

The tartness of cranberries works wonderfully with the sweetness of white chocolate. These pretty cupcakes make a lovely festive alternative to tra...
Cinder Toffee Cupcakes

Cinder Toffee Cupcakes

These cupcakes will wow your friends and colleagues. Making your own toffee isn't hard but you need to be patient and remember not to stir the cara...
‘Home Sweet Home’: new cookbook out soon!

‘Home Sweet Home’: new cookbook out soon!

Eager home bakers rejoice! We are delighted to announce that the third book from The Hummingbird Bakery, ‘Home Sweet Home: 100 new recipes for baki...